Ok so I decided to share one of my "fails in the woods" sort of speak. After reading a thread encouraging new members to post. So here we go. A few days ago I finally got some time to spend in the woods. The plan was simple, a few nuts and berries for the road, and a hike through the forest off trail and find a nice spot to have a cup of coffee by the fire. The woods were soaked after a few days of constant downpour but I didn't mind, thinking dry firewood is always available in one form or another. Finally I found a sweet spot on top of a hill with a nice view of the surroundings, time for coffee! Everything went south from here, first off I couldn't get the darn fire going for whatever reason, secondly I managed to spill all my coffee powder allover my stuff in my rucksack. Forcing me to empty it and clean all my gear from coffee. ( Smells nice though). At this point I was quite tired of the whole thing and decided to make my way home. The next day having not been able to let go of the failure the day before, I decided to bring my family on a short hike with the sole purpose of making a fire and a cup of coffee/hot chocolate. The family hike went smoothly the fire almost lit itself and the coffee turned out delicious. And as a bonus the sun decided to show up for a few hours during our stay. My mind was now at peace. Feeling that the not so awesome trip the day before had been more that fully compensated! Coffee revenge! Have you ever had trips, adventures, hikes etc when nothing went as planned? Feel free to share some stories!